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chicken-fajita-recipe

Chicken Fajitas for Cinco De Mayo


    Description

    You’ll love this simple light, but flavorful Chicken fajita marinade.


    Ingredients

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    Marinade:

    • 2 Tbsp lime juice
    • 3 Tbsp olive oil
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 1/2 tsp. salt
    • 1/2 tsp. cumin
    • 1/2 tsp chili powder
    • 1/2 jalepeno pepper
    • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

    Fajitas:

    • 2 Tbsp. canola oil
    • 1 large onion, sliced
    • 3 bell peppers, sliced

    Instructions

    1. Mix the marinade ingredients together. Place whole chicken breasts in marinade and let marinade for 6-8 hours. It’s easiest to to do this in the morning.
    2. When ready to cook, wipe off marinade. Sprinkle with salt.
    3. Heat pan for 2 minutes, then add in oil. Once the pan is smoking, add chicken. Cook until chicken is cooked all the way through. Then remove.
    4. Cook peppers and onions. While those are cooking, slice chicken in desired size pieces and return to pan.
    5. Serve in tortillas and garnish with your favorite salsa and sour cream.
    6. Serve with Spanish Rice.
    • Category: Main Dish
    • Cuisine: Mexican

    Keywords: chicken fajita, fajita, mexican